As Executive Vice President for Global Growth and Technology, Georgia Dachille is responsible for the oversight of all of Rich’s global growth and technology initiatives, including Research & Development, Technology, New Platforms and the Rich Experience. Part of her role also includes supporting the further growth and expansion of Rich’s Toppings, Creams and Culinary Solutions (TCCS) product portfolio and accelerating innovative growth.
A Rich’s associate since 1991, Georgia has always been extensively involved in the company’s international finance operations. Prior to becoming Executive Vice President for Global Growth and Technology Georgia served as Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Technology and Senior Vice President of Finance and Business Development. In her role as Vice President of Finance and Business Development, Georgia had financial oversight for the company’s five global regions. In that role, she had responsibility for the International Marketing Team, the New Platform Acceleration Team, as well as for global TCCS initiatives.
Georgia received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Canisius College, in Buffalo, in 1987 and earned an MBA from Canisius in 1997. Before joining Rich’s, she spent four years in the Buffalo office of the global professional services firm Ernst & Young, serving as a public accountant and senior auditor.
Committed to helping other women develop their careers, Georgia serves as the co-chair of Rich’s OWN (Our Women’s Network) Advisory Board, which provides a forum for professional development at Rich’s. Within the community, Georgia is a member of the Canisius College Business Advisory Council and a board member of the Girls Education Collaborative. In addition, she is a board member and treasurer for the Aspire Foundation, the fundraising arm of Aspire of WNY, which supports development of innovative, individualized programs for the developmentally disabled and their continual integration into the community. She also has served as a mentor through Say Yes Buffalo, which was created to strengthen the local economy by investing in the education of the city’s future workforce. A lifelong Buffalo resident, Dachille and husband Bob live in nearby Lancaster, New York.
They have two children.